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This verse is extant in Hebrew. 2 So the Hebrew. THE WISDOM LITERATURE 50 righteous was in adversity it meant that he was, nevertheless, guilty of some sin known to God and himself, but not to others, for which he was suffering (Job viii. 6), or owing to some sin he had forgotten, or which was perhaps unrecognized owing to self-deception (Job xv. 2-5). If, on the other hand, the incongruity presented itself of a wicked man being in prosperity, the answer was, in effect, that his time would soon come (Job xx.
The Wisdom writers, naturally enough, assume a general familiarity with a certain norm of right conduct, which does not require definition, to which men ought to conform; and they give many precepts of direction, which, if followed, will enable this to be done. : 1 Reprove a friend that he do no evil, if he have done anything, that he do And it not again. (Ecclus. xix. ) Before thou diest do good to him that loveth thee, And according as thou has prospered, give to him. (Ecclus. xiv. ) Failure to live according to the norm of right conduct inevitably results in retribution, so the Wisdom writers teach, while right living brings prosperity: Evil pursueth sinners, But the righteous shall be recompensed with good.
Again, Herod's love of architecture, of which the rebuilding of the Temple was the outstanding feature, conto acquiesce in ferred great benefit on his people, and was much to his He rebuilt the city of Samaria, which had been credit. destroyed by Hyrcanus I, and to which he gave the name of Sebaste; he also built a city on the site of Strata's Tower, which he named Caesarea, where great harbour works were constructed jutting out into the sea, so that the city became In addition, he for some time the chief port of Palestine.